Time to buy a snowboard helmet

It’s amazing that there is any debate at all around whether or not snowboarders should wear helmets. It is of course the choice of the individual, but there is more than enough evidence out there to suggest that riding without protection is just plain stupid.

Earlier this week the world witnessed first hand the importance of head protection, as Czech snowboarder Sarka Pancochova took a nasty spill off a kicker during the women’s slopestyle in Sochi. Thankfully all that was damaged was her pride and her helmet, but without head protection it would have been a whole lot worse.

Here’s the stack:

So the message is simple – GO BUY A HELMET!

Cover via shimelle
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Matt B

Snowboarder | Cyclist | Rookie SUPer